Mr. Gianni Longo Principal, ACP Visioning and Planning, Ltd.
"Longing for Green Places"
For the past two decades, Gianni Longo has pioneered the development of planning programs designed to involve citizens in the decision making process. Mr. Longo conceived and developed Vision 2000, a first-of-its-kind community goal-setting process in Chattanooga, Tennessee that is credited with stimulating over a billion dollars in development projects in that community. Mr. Longo designed and facilitated Imagine New York: Giving Voice to the People's Visions, the APA award-winning effort to bring together people throughout the New York City region to share their ideas and vision for rebuilding downtown and memorializing the World Trade Center tragedy.